Photo © Shantanu Starick/Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Food Movement grows here. Join us in Vermont, one of the most innovative and progressive states in the nation for food and agriculture. Gain work experience at one of the most comprehensive food and agriculture law programs in the nation. Be part of a community which seeks to change the world for the better though the power of the law.

Fellowship Description​

The Food and Agriculture Fellows Program seeks to develop leaders in the food movement who will innovate food systems solution from the local to international levels. The program seeks academically qualified applicants with a demonstrated interest in food and agriculture issues. Practice experience in law or policy is encouraged. The Fellows work closely with the Center and its Clinic to provide cutting edge research, analysis, and work on the Center projects which create legal solutions for the food movement.

The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems is seeking one highly qualified LLM Fellow for this two-year fellowship​ beginning in August of 2016.

All fellowship materials should be sent to and must include a clear reference to the fellowship. Electronic submissions are preferred. If unable to send electronically, please send materials to:

Vermont Law School Admissions Office
Food and Agriculture LLM Fellowship 
PO Box 96
South Royalton, VT 05068​

Fellowship Benefits

  • Tuition Waiver for LLM in Food and Agriculture
  • $30,000 stipend per year

FELLOWSHIP deadline​

The deadline for completed LLM applications and submission of fellowship materials is May 1st.

Fellowship Requirements​​

​In addition to the LLM application requirements please submit the following:
  • ​​​Statement of interest specific to the fellowship
  • One Letter of Recommendation specific to the fellowship

decision process​​

​​​Fellowship candidates will be forwarded to the Center for Food and Agriculture by May 15. Fellowship offer​s will be made by June 1st. Finalists will be expected to respond within three business days. Fall classes begin on August 29.



With the New York City ​skyline as a backdrop, tomatoes, beets, lettuce and other greens thrive in a Brooklyn rooftop garden​.​

Banner photo ©​ Shantanu Starick / Brooklyn Grange Rooftop ​Farm.​​​

Photo copyright Shantanu Starick and Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm